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At least 9 wounded in shooting that police say was between feuding groups
At least nine people were wounded in Rhode Island's capital on Thursday evening in what police believe to be the largest shooting in the city's history.
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Chicago cat fleeing fire survives 5-story jump, walks off
A Chicago cat may now have only eight lives after jumping out of a fifth-floor window to escape an apartment fire
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Israeli ground troops carrying out strikes into Gaza Strip, IDF says
Dozens of civilians have been killed while hundreds more have been wounded as the latest round of fighting between Israel's military and Hamas.
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Bitcoin plunges as Elon Musk puts its environmental impact under scrutiny
The price of Bitcoin nosedived after Tesla CEO Elon Musk said his company would no longer be accepting the cryptocurrency as payment due to its ties to fossil fuels.
'A great day for America,' Biden says, touting CDC's eased mask guidance
Calling it a 'great day for America,' President Joe Biden on Thursday touted what he said was a 'milestone' marking the CDC's eased mask guidance.
Homeland Security secretary defends administration's handling of border conditions
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas defended the Biden administration's handling of a variety of immigration issues at a Senate hearing Thursday.
Fully-vaccinated Americans can return to life without masks, CDC says
The CDC will no longer recommend masks for fully-vaccinated Americans indoors or outdoors, including in crowds, according to sweeping new guidance announced Thursday.
Trial for 3 ex-officers charged in George Floyd's death postponed
A judge has postponed the trial of three ex-officers charged in Floyd's death.
Gaetz associate expected to plead guilty in federal case
A key figure in the federal investigation of Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz is expected to plead guilty to criminal charges next week
Chief of teachers union is 'all in' on full fall reopening
The president of the American Federation of Teachers is calling for a full return to in-person learning in the fall and says the union is “all in."
Biden to speak on Colonial Pipeline attack as Americans face gasoline shortages
President Joe Biden will aim to ease concerns from Americans over high gas prices and fuel shortages after the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack.
Bill named after Vanessa Guillen to be reintroduced
A bill named after Army specialist Vanessa Guillen, who was allegedly murdered at the Fort Hood Army base last year, will be reintroduced in Washington, D.C.
Most states have reopened. Here's where new COVID outbreaks happened.
A look at public health data in several states by ABC News revealed the locations of the most COVID-19 outbreaks following their reopenings.
Why restaurants are having a hard time finding staff right now
Restaurants nationwide have been reporting staff shortages in recent weeks, and the reasons are myriad.
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COVID-19 vaccinations finally starting to stem pandemic's tide in US: Analysis
ABC News analyzed data from all 50 states and found that there is a correlation between the increasing vaccinations and declining COVID-19 infections.
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Dealing with COVID catastrophe, India now reporting 'black fungus'
The fungal infection may be hitting harder due to steroids used to treat COVID.
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US agents encounter more single adults are crossing border
While asylum-seeking families and children dominate public attention, single adults represent a growing number of encounters with U.S. border agents
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US cities see surge in deadly street racing amid pandemic
Across America, illegal drag racing has surged in popularity since the coronavirus pandemic began
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78-year-old fulfills lifelong dream of earning college degree
She is a grandmother, great-grandmother and now a college graduate.
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Biden signs executive order to improve government response to cyber attacks
President Joe Biden signed an executive order Wednesday aimed at modernizing the federal government's response to cyberattacks.
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Family of sophomore who died after alleged hazing incident sues fraternity
The parents of the Bowling Green State University sophomore who died following an alleged fraternity hazing ritual in March has filed a lawsuit against the fraternity.
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Pipeline restarts operations following hacking shutdown
The shutdown had caused panic in many southeastern states.
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Crash, arrest draw more scrutiny of Tesla Autopilot system
Federal safety regulators are sending a team to California to investigate a fatal freeway crash involving a Tesla, just after authorities near Oakland arrested a man in another Tesla rolling down a freeway with no one behind the steering wheel
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CDC panel recommends Pfizer vaccine for kids ages 12 to 15: What parents should know
Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson are running COVID-19 vaccine trials with kids.
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CDC panel votes to recommend vaccine for children ages 12 to 15
An independent panel of advisers to the CDC voted Wednesday to recommend the Pfizer vaccine for use in children ages 12 to 15.
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Manchin to support measured voting reform in lieu of sweeping Democratic proposal
Sen. Joe Manchin is breaking with Democrats and throwing his weight behind a more measured voting rights bill in lieu of the sweeping Democratic voting reform bill.
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Times Square shooting suspect arrested by US Marshals in Florida
The suspected shooter who in opened fire in Times Square over the weekend and left three injured has been arrested in Florida by U.S. Marshals.
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Biden talks 'compromise' on infrastructure as he meets with congressional leadership
President Joe Biden on Wednesday held his first meeting at the White House with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and the other "big four" congressional leaders.
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Blinken stresses US resolve in call with Russian diplomat
Secretary of State Antony Blinken has told his Russian counterpart that the Biden administration won't waver in responding to aggression from Moscow in the United States or elsewhere
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New vaccine pass allows vaccinated residents to travel between Hawaiian islands
Hawaii residents will be able to travel between islands on the 15th day after their final vaccine shot without pre-travel COVID-19 testing or quarantine.
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